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11th Apr 2015

5-Word Transfers: Pogba, Guedes, Gundogan, Hummels, Muto

Because 6 words would be excessive...

Ben Kenyon

Arsenal given £40m pricetag for ‘new Ronaldo’

Arsene Wenger will have to fork out £40m if he wants to land the ‘new Cristiano Ronaldo’.

The Gunners have their eye on Portuguese wonderkid Goncalo Guedes who has been compared to fellow countryman Ronaldo, who has just notched up 300 goals for Madrid.

But the 18-year-old Benfica winger, who is yet to make his Primeira Liga debut for the club, has an eye-watering price tag on his head, the Metro report.

But just look at those skillz…

City fire sale to land Pogba

Man City really want former Manchester United star Paul Pogba.

So much so that they are willing to offer Samir Nasri and Edin Dzeko to Juventus to land the 22-year-old midfielder, The Daily Star report.

But in the words of Take That, Manchester United ‘want him back for good’ and are said to want face-to-face talks with the French star (that they let go on a free transfer three years ago), according to the Daily Express.

Shame there’s not two of him.

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United plotting double Dortmund raid

Manchester United could land two stars from Bundesliga outfit Borussia Dortmund this summer.

Midfielder Ilkay Gundogan says he expects a move to Old Trafford at the end of the season, the Daily Mail report.

But he could be joined by Dortmund teammate Mats Hummels who is also on Louis van Gaal’s wishlist.

Here’s a selection of Gundogan’s goals, skills and, er, emotions…

You greedy lot want some more?

*Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says the club must consider commercial activities after reports the Blues are linked with 22-year-old FC Tokyo striker Yoshinori Muto. (Evening Standard)

*Raheem Sterling will wait to see what offers are on the table this summer before signing a new deal with Liverpool. (ESPN)

*Meanwhile, Martin Skrtel is happy to wait until summer to discuss a new contract with the Merseysiders. (Liverpool Echo)